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4 Baby bok choy recipes you can make in just 30 minutes

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Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

With these easy recipe ideas, you can change up baby bok choy to make four different meals, from soup to rice.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

Baby bok choy is just a darn right cute veggie, if you ask me. It's a petite little thing and is such a pretty color of green. So why not do some decorating with it when making a delicious veggie side dish at the same time?

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

Like this teriyaki bok choy veggie side dish, for example. Not only are the cut veggies made with baby bok choy, but so is the decoration in the middle.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

Have you ever had a lightly sautéed whole baby bok choy before? It's so good, especially when made in a teriyaki sauce.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

Teriyaki and garlic baby bok choy stir-fry recipe

This quick and easy meatless stir-fry recipe is made with baby bok choy, onion, garlic, mushrooms and teriyaki sauce, then served with a beautiful presentation of whole baby bok choy surrounded by chopped baby bok choy topped with sesame seeds. All this, and it takes just 20 minutes to make.

Serves 2

Prep time: 8 minutes | Cook time: 12 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 baby bok choy, coarsely chopped (stems separated from the leaves)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion
  • 6 mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 whole baby bok choy
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Directions:

  1. Heat a large skillet on medium heat, and add the olive oil.
  2. Add just the chopped bok choy stems, onion and mushrooms. Stir, and let cook for about 4 minutes or until the edges of the veggies start to brown.
  3. Add the garlic, and stir.
  4. Add the teriyaki sauce, and stir.
  5. Move the veggies toward the middle part of the pan, just enough to make room for the whole bok choy.
  6. Add the whole bok choy. Let it cook for about 2 minutes on each side.
  7. Continue to stir the chopped veggies, and add the bok choy leaves.
  8. Let cook for about another 2 minutes, and remove the veggies from the pan onto a serving dish.
  9. If there is teriyaki sauce left at the bottom of the pan, continue to let it cook for another couple of minutes or until it reduces.
  10. Top the veggies with the remaining teriyaki sauce.
  11. Set the whole bok choy upright in the middle of the veggies for a pretty presentation.
  12. Garnish with sesame seeds, and serve while hot.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

Here's a great meal to make when you want to cut back on carbs. It's so filling and not only has baby bok choy in it but asparagus too. I especially like this dish because it's made with sesame oil and sea salt.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

Sautéed baby bok choy with shrimp and asparagus recipe

Baby bok choy, shrimp, asparagus and red bell pepper are sautéed in sesame oil and sea salt. Perfect for a light meal and made in less than 20 minutes.

Serves 2

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 8 minutes | Total time: 18 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 baby bok choy, coarsely chopped (stems separated from the leaves)
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped asparagus
  • 1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 10 raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (or salt to taste)

Directions:

  1. Heat a large skillet on medium heat, and add the olive oil.
  2. Add just the chopped bok choy stems, asparagus, bell pepper and sesame oil. Stir, and let cook for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp and garlic. Stir, and let cook until the shrimp turn a pink color.
  4. Add the bok choy leaves and salt. Stir for about 1 minute.
  5. Serve while hot.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

There's a double dose of baby bok choy in this soup — one on the outside, and the other on the inside of the wontons.

Quick and easy baby bok choy and wonton soup recipe

A quick and easy baby bok choy and wonton soup made in just 30 minutes. And even the wontons are made with bok choy.

Serves 2

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon diced, fresh, peeled ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced (for the soup)
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 baby bok choy, coarsely chopped (stems separated from the leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped baby bok choy leaves (for the wontons)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced (for the wontons)
  • 8 (3-1/2 inch) wonton wrappers (for the wontons)

Directions:

  1. Heat a large pot on medium heat, and add the chicken broth, ginger, garlic, mushrooms, sesame oil, green onion, bok choy stems (set aside the coarsely chopped bok choy leaves until just before serving) and salt. Let simmer for about 15 minutes.
  2. While the soup is simmering, to a small bowl, add the garlic and chopped bok choy to make the wonton filler.
  3. In the middle of each wonton wrapper, add a small amount of the bok choy and garlic mixture.
  4. Lightly wet the inside edges of the wonton with water.
  5. Pull up all ends of the wonton, gently twist, and pinch the ends together into a small "sack." Set aside for a moment.
  6. Add the coarsely chopped bok choy leaves to the soup. Let simmer for about 3 minutes.
  7. Carefully add the wontons to the hot broth, and let cook for about 2 minutes.
  8. Add the cilantro, and serve while hot.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

I don't know what it is, but fried rice tastes so good — and even better when made with baby bok choy.

Make these deliciously easy meals with baby bok choy in no time

Fried rice with baby bok choy recipe

Homemade fried rice is made with baby bok choy and topped with crunchy Chinese peapods, red bell pepper and onion. Perfect as a side dish or a light, meatless meal.

Serves 2

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 baby bok choy, coarsely chopped (stems separated from the leaves)
  • 1/2 an onion, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked white rice, chilled
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 dashes ground black pepper
  • 4 dashes salt (or salt to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon diced red bell pepper (for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced raw Chinese peapods (for garnish)
  • 3 slivers green onion (for garnish)

Directions:

  1. Heat a large skillet or wok on medium heat.
  2. Add the canola oil, just the bok choy stems and the onion. Stir continuously.
  3. Let the vegetables cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, and then add the rice. Continue to stir.
  4. Add the garlic and soy sauce. Continue to stir as the rice cooks for about 7 minutes.
  5. Spoon the rice mixture to the sides of the pan, leaving an empty space in the middle.
  6. Add the beaten eggs to the empty space, and gently stir as the eggs scramble.
  7. As the eggs cook, mix them into the rice mixture.
  8. Add the bok choy leaves, and continue to stir for about 2 minutes.
  9. Add the pepper and salt.
  10. Transfer the rice into serving bowls.
  11. Garnish with red bell pepper, Chinese peapods and green onion.

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